Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President and CEO Dennis P. Lockhart has announced that he plans to step down from his position on February 28, 2017. He served in that role from August 1, 1980, to October 1, 1983. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from … He was the 14th President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, serving from March 1, 2007, through February 28, 2017. Georgia's economy has taken some steps ahead, though there are still signs that a recovery is going to take some time, Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic told CNBC. President Lockhart has served with distinction since March 1, 2007. As president of the Atlanta Fed, Bostic will lead one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, with the Board of Governors, make up the Federal Reserve System, the nation's central bank. Neel Kashkari, president and chief executive of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, told The Post he was skeptical that the Fed could specifically target the Black unemployment rate. Dennis P. Lockhart (born February 1, 1947) is an American. The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is the chief executive officer of the Sixth Federal Reserve District, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said Sunday that he's "concerned" the road to recovery from the coronavirus pandemic may be uneven for different sectors of the U.S. economy. Raphael Bostic, the first Black Federal Reserve president in the central bank’s 106-year history, has rarely talked about race in the three years he’s run the Atlanta Fed. During his academic career, Bostic served as chair of the Department of Governance, Management, and the Policy Process at the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. The Federal Reserve has a role to play in ending systemic racism, in the view of the central bank's first Black regional president. Ford was born in Huntington, New York. Raphael Bostic, president and CEO of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank, says racism is a danger to the health of America's economy. Raphael W. Bostic (born 1966) is an American economist, academic, and public servant who is the 15th President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic said he opposed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s move to let some Federal Reserve … William F. Ford was the eleventh president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.